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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Tobacco Use

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,781 7,672 45.7 44.5-46.9 8,109 54.3 53.1-55.5
-Wake County 582 246 37.6 32.9-42.4 336 62.4 57.6-67.1
GENDER
Male 239 118 45.6 38.2-53.3 121 54.4 46.7-61.8
Female 343 128 30.1 24.7-36.1 215 69.9 63.9-75.3
RACE
White 430 199 42.9 37.2-48.8 231 57.1 51.2-62.8
Other 151 47 27.9 20.4-37.0 104 72.1 63.0-79.6
AGE
18-44 203 65 31.1 24.3-38.9 138 68.9 61.1-75.7
45+ 373 178 44.2 38.5-50.1 195 55.8 49.9-61.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 63 43.9 33.7-54.7 76 56.1 45.3-66.3
Some College + 442 183 35.1 30.1-40.4 259 64.9 59.6-69.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 100 37.9 30.0-46.5 112 62.1 53.5-70.0
$50,000+ 309 122 37.2 31.1-43.8 187 62.8 56.2-68.9

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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